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scintillates

verb
present tense third-person singular of scintillate

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1 to give off sparks
  • we watched contentedly as our campfire scintillated in the darkness

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2 to shoot forth bursts of light
  • the diamond ring scintillated in the sunlight

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“Scintillates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scintillates. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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